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Field Replaceable Deflection Module for Ink Jet Printer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000056373D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Buecher, AE Scott, DJ [+details]

Abstract

In Fig. 1, a stream of ink emitted from a nozzle 10 breaks into droplets as it passes through charge electrode 12. The charge trapped on the drops may then be used by an electric field between deflection electrodes 14 and 16 to deflect the flight path of the charged ink drops.